Broccoli is a green vegetable that resembles a miniature tree. This cruciferous vegetable is closely related to cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and kale. It is one of the most nutrient-dense vegetables on the planet. Why should you incorporate . . .
Whether you want to lose weight, lower your “bad” cholesterol, or improve your overall health, it’s a good idea to reduce your intake of foods that are high in saturated fats. While you may already have an idea what foods to avoid, there . . .
Will eating an apple a day keep the doctor away? Apples are sweet, edible fruits produced by the apple tree (Malus pumila). There are over 7,500 varieties of apples; they come in red, yellow, and green. The skin is thin but sturdy, while the inner . . .
What is intermittent fasting? Fasting has been practiced throughout human history. A long time ago, fasting from time to time was more common than always eating 3 or more meals a day. This is because ancient people didn’t have groceries, supermarkets, . . .
Christopher Columbus once referred to papaya as the “fruit of the angels” because of its many health benefits. The fruit of the Carica papaya plant, papaya is a delicious, fragrant yellow fruit that can be eaten in its raw form or blended into . . .
What is a keto diet? The ketogenic diet is incredibly popular nowadays — offering a low-carb, high-fat way of eating to help burn body fat and improve energy levels. While it’s very similar to many low-carb diets, the ketogenic diet specifically . . .
We all need sodium. It is essential in small amounts. The problem is, many of us are consuming way too much sodium than what is recommended. This could lead to various health problems. To prevent that from happening, you should know how much sodium . . .
Proteins are important to help you feel full for a longer period of time. They also help to reduce food cravings and feelings of hunger. There are many diets that encourage eating protein for weight loss; however, protein should form part of a balanced . . .
While mangoes used to be an exotic rarity, this tropical fruit can now be found in supermarkets in many parts of the world. With their bright colors and juicy pulp, mangoes not only enrich desserts and smoothies, but are also used in cooking (for example . . .
The saying goes: “You are what you eat.” Our skin is our largest organ and is affected by our nutrition (or lack thereof). A poor diet can cause metabolism changes, weight gain, and damage to organs — including the skin. It is important to . . .